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Day Production Supervisor


Who we are:

LANXESS is a leading specialty chemicals company with sales of EUR 7.6 billion in 2021 and about 14,900 employees in 33 countries. The core business of LANXESS is the development, manufacturing and marketing of chemical intermediates, additives, specialty chemicals and plastics.

LANXESS is listed in the leading sustainability indices Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI World and Europe) and FTSE4Good. 

In the United States, LANXESS employs more than 2,000 people at 25 locations in 11 states. 


What we can offer you:


LANXESS is a young company with strong roots! We derive our strength from global presence, management excellence and most importantly our people! Our employees are the pillars of our success.
We offer exciting career opportunities regionally as well as internationally, educational assistance programs, competitive pay and benefits, language training programs, and many other personal and professional development programs that are a part of our vision and values that drive our ongoing success.


Job Highlights


  • Safety:  Ensure employees are following safety rules and safe work practices.  Develop and implement solutions to safety and housekeeping issues.
  • Ensures immediate corrective actions are taken on all safety, environmental and quality incidents.   Monitors and reports production downtime as well as provides a daily production summary detailing safety, environmental, quality of volume related issues.  Closely follows quality and throughput to ensure both are maximized.
  • Expected to help shift-mates with production-related tasks when not otherwise occupied with other duties.
  • During the construction and commissioning phase of the project, work on tasks and project components as assigned.
  • Cooperation and participation in the site HES Performance Indicator programs core elements including work area inspections, job safety analyses/observations, training and meetings.
  • The position is responsible for the coordination and the control of safety, environmental care, quality, production volume and cost of the total plant output.  Provides overall supervision and leadership of his/her assigned shift including maintenance. 
  • Major opportunities include improving product quality and consistency, improving unit’s safety performance and meeting scheduling needs.  This position is responsible for solving day-to-day production related problems, including maintenance.            


  • Bachelor Degree and 3 years’ experience, or alternatively Associates Degree and 5 years relevant experience preferred. 
  • Previous supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment preferred and will be considered in lieu of educational requirements
  • 5-10 years of experience in similar chemical manufacturing plant including supervisory roles
  • Knowledge in Process & Plant Safety



What we offer you:

  • Compensation: We offer competitive compensation packages, inclusive of a global bonus program and an individual performance bonus program.
  • Comprehensive Benefits: We provide a variety of benefits to support your financial security, health and wellbeing including retirement plans, health programs, life insurance and medical care.
  • Work-Life & Flexibility: We support you in maintaining a balance between working hours and personal life. With our global “Xwork” program, we offer flexible working arrangements in all countries in which we operate.
  • Training & Development: We are committed to your professional and personal development and encourage you in the ongoing pursuit of education, training and knowledge through both formal and informal learning .


Diversity: LANXESS is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, veteran status or disability.

Join the LANXESS team!

Must include a resume.


Requisition ID:  3816

Gastonia North, NC, US, 28054

Work Arrangement:  Onsite

Nearest Major Market: Charlotte
Nearest Secondary Market: Concord

Job Segment: Industrial, Production Manager, Manager, Manufacturing, Management

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